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The American Century Sustainable Equity Strategies apply our unique blend of financial analysis and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) screening criteria to provide a comprehensive view of a security.
The American Century® Equity Income Fund seeks to deliver income, build capital and manage downside risk over time.
The American Century® Focused Dynamic Growth Fund, a strategy seeking early stage, rapid growth companies within a high-conviction, risk-managed framework.
The American Century® Small Cap Growth Fund pursues high growth through investments in smaller companies exhibiting both sustainable accelerating earnings growth and positive price momentum.
Our investment philosophy is centered on the belief that companies which exhibit accelerating, sustainable earnings growth—driven by improving business fundamentals—outperform the market over time.
We see opportunities in smaller-cap biopharma companies developing treatments and cures for unmet medical needs.
CPM Peter Hardy considers mid-cap stocks to be an investment “sweet spot.” Find out why in this month’s Market Perspective.
In our view, a broad-based recovery in earnings growth should favor non-U.S. stocks as the world emerges from the pandemic.
We see opportunities in under-the-radar companies like laser manufacturers, but you can’t take a passive approach to finding them.
We believe the market’s focus on short-term results creates opportunities for long-term investors in ground-breaking companies like Tesla.
Solar energy is particularly attractive given its ability to scale from large utility-sized installations to small individual rooftops.
Can my investments do well while the companies I invest in do good? This is a question many investors ask as they consider portfolios that assess ESG factors as part of the investment process.
Focusing on quality has historically led us to companies with strong financial and ESG characteristics.
Dividend-paying stocks may provide solid foundations for income-oriented portfolios.
The low-volatility anomaly is an investment phenomenon that challenges
conventional stock market theories.
The market’s worst days don’t have to be your portfolio’s worst days. Here are some of the benefits of keeping an eye on quality.
Dividends are at risk in the aftermath of COVID-19 shutdowns, but we’re still finding companies that can withstand the recession and grow their dividends in the future.
Each generation of wireless technology enabled faster speeds and innovation. Could 5G also pave the way for improved social and environmental issues?
We believe active outperformance results from making investment decisions within the context of a company’s stage of development rather than in isolation over a short horizon.
As the rate of economic growth returns to more normal levels, we believe each company’s underlying strength is likely to play a larger role in its stock price performance.
Find out why we view Tesla as a transformative technology company positioned for growth well into the future.
Exposure to small-cap equities could benefit investors in 2021 and beyond.
A volatile 2019 has driven investors to seek perceived safer shores. Here's how our ETF teams are using quality to navigate the market uncertainty.
In this Q&A, Executive Portfolio Manager Phil Davidson and Senior Client Portfolio Manager Mike Rode discuss current issues important to value investors.
Small-cap stocks can be an unexpected potential source of sustainable dividends.
Investment pros believe financial stocks are good long-term investments despite short-term concerns.
We examine how a sustained shift toward working from home might affect consumer spending habits in the post-pandemic world.
Fast growth may be enticing but beware ignoring the rest of the market.
Listen to a Q&A with Senior Portfolio Manager Keith Lee and Director, Product Management Mark Gregory offering a comprehensive strategy overview.
New investment opportunities in emerging markets (EM) are resulting from the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on consumer behavior.
We believe focusing on companies’ potential for long-term, sustainable earnings growth is key to helping endure the economic downturn fueled by COVID-19.
“Unprecedented” sounds cliché, but it’s still the best way to describe the current market and economic situation. What does that mean for value investing?
Stock prices may appear low, but we’re watching for oil supply and demand to show signs of rebalancing.
As the coronavirus continues to alter supply chains, consumer behavior and government policy, is now really the best time to own the entire market in a portfolio?
There’s something alluring about owning gold in times of uncertainty. CIO P. Satish, head of global analytics, explains why in this 2020 gold outlook.
Morningstar recently made comprehensive updates to the way it evaluates sustainability across funds, sectors and companies. Understand what's changed.
It’s too early for value investors to declare victory, but last quarter’s value rebound has Sr. PM Mike Liss optimistic about these opportunities.
Veteran investment manager has a record of creating value for investors.
Non-common securities may help enhance yield, reduce downside risk and dampen volatility.
There's always a market for value stocks out there, according to Sr. Portfolio Manager Mike Liss, even in industries disrupted by big tech.
Economic activity around the world is softening, which Sr. Portfolio Manager Brent Puff believes could make finding future growth more challenging.
Investing in small-cap energy companies can be risky. Our portfolio managers discuss two potential solutions to this dilemma.
Despite the slowdown in global gross domestic product, global value equity portfolio manager Mike Liss believes a recession is unlikely.
Off-price retailers offer customers the thrill of the hunt, making them an attractive investment theme among growth stocks.
March 11, 2019
Antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) target tumor cells while avoiding healthy cells. Here's why this "smart chemo" trend is on our radar.
March 4, 2019
Looking forward to 2019, we think there’s a great opportunity for small caps to rally again. Sr. Portfolio Manager Jeff John gives three reasons why.
February 20, 2019
Portfolio Manager Jeff Bourke describes how our growth teams are navigating this uncertain environment to find compelling long-term growth opportunities.
February 14, 2019
While the end of 2018 may have been rocky for financial markets, our value team is excited about their prospects in 2019.
February 6, 2019
Portfolio Manager Prabha Ram is seeing a mix of good and bad economic indicators heading into 2019. Where is she finding opportunities in the noise?
January 23, 2019
Market expectations are low coming out of 2018. Sr. Portfolio Manager Brent Puff explains the potential implications for global growth markets in 2019.
January 10, 2019
2018 may have been difficult for emerging markets, but Sr. Portfolio Manager Patricia Ribeiro has three reasons to look forward to a better 2019.
January 8, 2019
2018 hasn't been kind to emerging markets. Sr. Portfolio Manager Patricia Ribeiro believes fears of contagion, which never materialized, caused the recent volatility. Read why she's still encouraged by opportunities.
October 29, 2018
Growth has obviously beaten down value in recent years. But when do earnings get completely divorced from actual valuations?
July 20, 2018
Not sure how President Trump's recent decision to exit the Iran nuclear deal will impact energy markets? Get the latest insights from our Global Value Equity team, including how they are strategically adjusting to the developments.
May 16, 2018
Investors need to look beneath the surface to understand the increased gap between value stock dividends and growth stock dividends.
October 05, 2017